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The Prettiest Bento Box in NYC

Sakagura is a restaurant you take people to when you want to impress them with your restaurant-finding skills. The Japanese eatery is located in the basement of a random office building in the East 40s, which you have to get … Continue reading

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Be a Faster Home Cook With These Tips

Want to minimize the minutes you spend in the kitchen slicing and dicing and spend them on more productive activities, like, enjoying that glass of wine you just poured for yourself? Check out the story I wrote for The Daily … Continue reading

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$1 Duck Buns in Flushing: The Best 100 Pennies Worth of Grub

$1 doesn’t buy you a lot in this town, save for some discount dish detergent at the dollar store or a slice of truly crappy pizza (and less slightly crappy pizza at Percy’s Pizza). But in Flushing you can find … Continue reading

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A New Way to Juice Citrus

While putzing around in the kitchen the other day, I realized that I didn’t have a citrus juicer or reamer. Normally this doesn’t pose much of an issue, but I was experimenting with a blood orange cocktail and needed a … Continue reading

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Jiro Dreams of Sushi: Go See It Now

So I’m late to the game on this one, but if you haven’t yet seen Jiro Dreams of Sushi, go see it now. It’s a fascinating look at Sukiyabashi Jiro, the famed sushi restaurant in Tokyo, and its 85-year-old chef, … Continue reading

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